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PHOTOS: 17 saddest cutest animals to vote in the 2012 election

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Sir Isaac Newton figured out that for every Super Bowl, there is an equal and opposite Kitty Halftime Show. Applying this law of motion to the 2012 election, we are happy to present the saddest cutest animals to vote in Tuesday's presidential race.

We've been closely following the fuzzy animal and sticker beat over here.

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Grinning at the polls: Cartoons, GIFs, graphic novels, and other election tomfoolery


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There is no shortage of people to laugh with and at politicians who aren't necessarily laughing at themselves. 

Technology has taught us that imitation isn't always the highest form of flattery, not all publicity is good publicity, and hand gestures and facial expressions will be used against you in the comedy of the internet.

Armed with satire skills, storytelling urges, and infantile tendencies, political humorists and creative thinkers offer a different way to digest election news. Here are a few examples: